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Williams, Gareth – Higher Education Management, 1991
A discussion of experimentation with new and alternative funding mechanisms for higher education in other countries looks at the effects on the academic work of institutions. It is predicted that market approaches to funding higher education and the use of financial incentives rather than administrative intervention will continue indefinitely.…
Descriptors: College Administration, Economic Change, Economic Climate, Educational Change
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Williams, Gareth – Higher Education Policy, 1997
The 1979-96 period of radical change in British higher education began with severe cuts in spending. Universities sought funds elsewhere, undertaking research and consulting contracts with industry, and soliciting private funding. Most institutions were redesignated as universities, changing the conception of the university. While enrollments…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Role, Educational Change, Educational Finance
Williams, Gareth – 1989
This report, one of a series on Changing Patterns of Finance in Higher Education, examines important changes in the funding for higher education in England during the 1970s and 1980s. Until the early 1970s, English universities were funded by quinquennial grants from the government through the University Grants Committee; the public sector…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Demography, Educational Economics, Educational Equity (Finance)